Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bread Vs. Freedom

As I examined this week’s blog posts, I ran across an overwhelming number of blogs that discussed the issue with child labor as bread versus freedom. People also commonly examined the law that Americans look at the new proposed bill … Continue reading

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Pick a Side

The two essays for this week’s blog posts pose the argument of whether the United States is actually helping the situations in foreign countries when it comes to policy-making for child labor and drug distribution.  The popular trend was bloggers … Continue reading

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Meta: Keep out of it America! No wait, keep helping, No wait…

We as a group cannot reach a unanimous decision on the best way for America to help out with the problems of drug-trafficking and child labor. Should we kick those children out of job they need to support their families, … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

Whenever there is a heated topic, one must look at both sides and pick one. Because this system exists, there will always be critics no matter what decision is made. Divakaruni, Javdani, and the class all argue on the theme … Continue reading

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Meta: Large Problems Require Large Solutions

This week the articles the class read were about child labor / sweatshops and drug trafficking. These are two large problems, and both require large solutions. A simple, one-sided proposal made by Congress to ban imports made by child labor … Continue reading

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Meta: Complexity

Normally when we hear of an injustice, action is taken swiftly and we try to solve that problem. Simple. After reading the classes launch and query posts I can begin to get an idea of why these issues continue to … Continue reading

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Faults in Actions of the United States

Both of these pieces discuss a cause and effect relationship between the United States and another country. Divakaruni’s Live Free and Starve discusses child laborers in Third World countries. The United States passed a law saying that we would not … Continue reading

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